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Human Services : Food Banks, Food Pantries, and Food Distribution

Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia

Until hunger goes away

four stars

94.11

800 Tidewater Drive Norfolk, VA 23504
tel: (877) 486-4379   Web Site
EIN: 52-1219783

Board Leadership
Paul G. Finch
President

CEO
Ruth Jones Nichols
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.11 four stars
  Financial 92.70 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (FSEVA), a member of Feeding America and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has served hungry people in since 1981. The Foodbank is a warehouse or "bank" where recovered and contributed food is collected, sorted and distributed to over 500 agencies including church pantries and area Kids Cafes who then prepares and serve the food to those in need. FSEVA has established 25 Kids Cafes, wonderful after-school feeding programs for disadvantaged latchkey children. FSEVA also provides low-income seniors with highly nutritious food items, particularly towards the end of the month when most food budgets are low or depleted.

The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (FSEVA), a member of Feeding America and the Federation of Virginia Food Banks, has served hungry people in since 1981. The Foodbank is a warehouse or "bank" where recovered and contributed food is collected, sorted and distributed to over 500 agencies including church pantries and area Kids Cafes who then prepares and serve the food to those in need. FSEVA has established 25 Kids Cafes, wonderful after-school feeding programs for disadvantaged latchkey children. FSEVA also provides low-income seniors with highly nutritious food items, particularly towards the end of the month when most food budgets are low or depleted.

Financial

four stars

92.70

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
95.1%
  Administrative Expenses 1.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.37
  Program Expenses Growth 5.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 5.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 94.11 four stars
Central Texas Food Bank (TX) 94.69 four stars
Helena Food Share (MT) 92.12 four stars
Feeding Tampa Bay (FL) 89.39 three stars
Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado (CO) 94.69 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $30,730,441
   Federated Campaigns $350,168
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $827,529
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $31,908,138
   Program Service Revenue $459,213
Total Primary Revenue $32,367,351
   Other Revenue $-79,322
TOTAL REVENUE $32,288,029
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $29,915,262
   Administrative Expenses $319,594
   Fundraising Expenses $1,407,653
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,642,509
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $645,520
   
Net Assets $12,433,578

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Norfolk Food Distribution $26,288,438 87.9%
Eastern Shore Food Distribution $1,952,061 6.5%
Child Nutrition $1,224,263 4.1%

Ratings History
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 06/01/2017 94.11 four stars
2015-06 08/01/2016 96.01 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 97.87 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 96.43 four stars
2013-06 09/01/2014 97.85 four stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 97.86 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 97.85 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 97.00 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 05/01/2011 97.00 four stars
2009-06 06/01/2010 88.16 three stars
2008-06 04/01/2009 91.87 four stars
2007-06 06/01/2008 97.24 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 95.91 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 90.88 four stars
2004-06 03/01/2005 77.57 two stars
2003-06 05/01/2004 78.28 two stars
2002-06 04/15/2003 94.24 four stars
2001-06 02/05/2003 92.14 four stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 52-1219783
Name in IRS Master File FOODBANK OF SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA
NTEE Code K31
NTEE Classification Food Banks, Food Pantries
NTEE Type Food, Agriculture and Nutrition
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (603) Non-financial services of facilities to other organizations
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1981
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Ruth Jones Nichols CEO
Other Salaries of Note
$131,216 0.41% Joanne Batson Former Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia (VA) 94.11 four stars
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank (LA) 90.33 four stars
Food Bank for the Heartland (NE) 98.23 four stars
All Faiths Food Bank (FL) 93.90 four stars
Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma (OK) 100.00 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia
800 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23504
tel: (877) 486-4379
fax: (757) 627-8588
EIN: 52-1219783

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 518
Onley, VA 23418

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Board Leadership

Paul G. Finch
President

CEO

Ruth Jones Nichols
Chief Executive Officer

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